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  • Blogs

    September 5, 2014

    Joan Rivers Was Funny. But She Was Serious About Feeding People

    Joan Rivers died yesterday at the age of 81. In a statement issued by her daughter, Melissa Rivers, the comedianne "passed peacefully at 1:17 p.m. surrounded by family and close friends." The comic worked through to the end, performing onstage in New York on August 27, a day before she suffered car ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2014

    Hold the Sugar: Savory Cocktails to Try in Miami

    Ever since Broken Shaker came onto the scene, South Beach has gone insane for any effervescent cocktail confection infused with the requisite amount of fresh herbs, fruits, and condiments. Drinks like basil lime cucumber sidecars and whiskey pomegranate thyme old fashions have become staples as bars ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2014

    SOBEWFF: The Top Ten Unforgettable Moments From the Festival

    The South Beach Wine & Food Festival is over for another year and, celebrity chefs from the Northeast are flying home for another Polar Vortex even as the giant party tents are being broken down. All that's left of the weekend is a slight hangover, a few goodie bags, and memories. Here are our top ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2014

    SOBEWFF Kicks Off Today: Here Are Cheap and Free Events Around It

    The South Beach Wine and Food Festival kicks off its four-day bacchanal today, February 20. The festival includes all manner of parties, dinners, and seminars -- many commanding a pretty penny. But there are still plenty of opportunities to mingle with your favorite celebrity chefs without breakin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2013

    Joe's Stone Crab Closes on Sunday for Summer

    If you want one last chance to get your Joe's Stone Crab fix, make plans to head out to the iconic, century-old Miami Beach staple this weekend, because Joe's Stone Crab is closing out the summer season this Sunday, July 28. See also: Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Local Food Romp, Brun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2013

    Coolio Celebrating 50th B-Day at LIV Miami, 18 Years of "Gangsta's Paradise"

    It's been 18 years (wow!) since antenna-braided Compton rapper Coolio released "Gangsta's Paradise," the chorus-heavy, dark narrative about repenting for a thugged-out life in the hood. And on August 1, Mr. Cool himself will turn the big 5-0, partying down the next night at LIV Miami. Let's hope we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    Paula Deen Comic Book and Magazine: Publishers Stand by the Celebrity Chef

    For a celebrity, being in the news is a fact of life. But Paula Deen's fall from grace is the kind of media coverage that's not exactly PR driven. Since June, the Southern "lady" has been dropped by Food Network (although her page is still featured on their site, along with over 2,000 recipes); Tar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2013

    Bring Back Paula Deen: Read the Deposition Transcript

    Paula Deen's Food Network career imploded last Friday after the cable network said it would not renew her contract. Though Food Network's simple statement, "Food Network will not renew Paula Deen's contract when it expires at the end of this month," did not mention a reason, it comes after a video d ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 18, 2013
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    February 22, 2013

    Grand Tasting Village: How to Navigate the SoBeWFF Big Event

    For more on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21. The Whole Foods Grand Tasting Village is like the open bar at a wedding reception. It's where everyone wants to be. And when 70,000 foodies gather en masse, you can bet your ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Lee Brian Schrager's Favorite SoBeWFF 2013 Events

    For more on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21. Unlike the Wizard of Oz, people who know the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival pay attention to the man behind the curtain -- Lee Brian Schrager. The fou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    South Beach Wine and Food Festival 2013: The Six Best Events Featuring Miami Chefs

    If you haven't purchased your tickets for the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, we suggest breaking out the credit card because many of the more famous events, like Burger Bash, are sold out.Luckily, the four-day long festival is filled with seminars, dinners, and parties -- ensuring there's an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2012

    The Ten Weirdest Moments in Food: 2012 Edition

    When looking back on 2012, we noticed a big trend -- weirdness. A lot of weird stuff happened in the food industry.From a fast food restaurant with a political stance to a sweet grandma becoming an overnight sensation for a food review, the food industry took a ride to crazy-town this year.A lot has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    Five Extravagant Holiday Gifts for the Ultimate Food Lover

    There are certain extravagant holiday gifts that impress only because of their price tag -- particularly when it comes to shopping for the ultimate food lover. For these gift recipients, bottle openers and knife sets just won't do. The food-obsessed home cook would love an electric wine cellar or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    Art Basel: P.Diddy, Kanye, Demi, Lenny and More in Celebrity Wrap-Up (Photos)

    Art Basel 2012 has come and gone, leaving us with nothing more than a few hundred Instargram shots, a parking ticket, an empty bank account, and some blistered up feet. And yet, there were so many moments that were captured. So much life that was packed into those few short days.Who better to savor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    Miami's Ten Best Bakeries: Calling All Carb-Hounds

    ​Hunting down fresh baked goods worth the calorie intake is a feat requiring carbohydrate perseverance. Most often, we hear complaints from local pastry chefs about the water and the humidity, which can effectively drain the life out of breads and cakes. The cry-out for good pastry in Miami is gut ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    Sandra Lee's Ten Most Epic Holiday Fails

    Food NetworkSandra Lee and the Kwanzaa Cake. Epic fail for all seasons.​Sandra Lee: Satan's spawn or hapless purveyor of crap television? We're not sure. On the one hand, this drunken Barbie could very well be the beginning of the end of civilization as we know it, with her semi-homemade recipes, ... More >>

  • News

    September 22, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 9, 2011

    Alan Grayson Still Refuses to Shut Up

    ​For one brief but glorious term Orlando-area Congressman Alan Grayson was Florida's most entertainingly loudmouthed congressman. Now he's out of office and replaced in that role by ideological opposite Allen West (who never even bothers to be intentionality funny), but Politco discovers that even ... More >>

  • News

    March 3, 2011
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    February 26, 2011

    SBWFF 2011: Dim Sum & Disco, Dancing and Bites

    Paula NiñoMing Tsai plates his vegetarian soba noodle sushi​When we arrived at Dim Sum & Disco at The Setai last night, guests lined up around the restaurant's open kitchen to taste the small bites prepared for the evening, but as the clock ticked past midnight the party moved to courtyard wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Inside Emeril's New Orleans Test Kitchen

    Laine Doss The lobby At Emeril's Homebase​Emeril Lagasse has created quite an empire for himself. Lagasse began his love of food growing up in Massachusetts (that's right folks, he's not originally from Louisiana). Emeril's connection with New Orleans began when he accepted the position of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2011

    Scott Conant of Scarpetta Talks Food, SoBe Food Fest

    ​Scott Conant is the charming and handsome executive chef and owner of Scarpetta in New York, Miami Beach (at the Fontainebleau), Toronto, Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Conant and his restaurants have won almost every distinction imaginable, including a James Beard award for his restaurant L'Impe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    South Beach Wine & Food Festival Tickets Still Available

    Food Network Party with Guy​Every year the South Beach Wine & Food Festival Rolls out its tents on the beach off Ocean Drive and every year you procrastinate, waiting to see if somehow some business associate or rich benefactor will bestow on you a complimentary golden ticket. If you ha ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Seven Songs We Hope Lil Wayne Puts on Tha Carter IV

    Still shaken by the brutality and disappointment of election day, America now looks forward to only one thing ... Lil Wayne's release from Riker's Island! The time has come, Young Moneyians. Within hours, Weezy (AKA Dwayne Michael Carter) will be a free man, escaping the chains of the state prison ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2009

    Asian Home Cooking Demystified, One Wok Star at a Time

    Angie ChenWokking it out​What do three accountants, two food bloggers, a planning director at Macy's, a college student and his mom, and a special events associate at United Way have in common?  Don't feel bad if you're stumped, because last week, the answer would be not much.  Not even ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Jennifer's Homemade Grows Up, Offers Short Order Readers 25 Percent Off for August

    Jackie SayetHome is still baked-in​Jennifer's Homemade may have graduated to a warehouse baking facility, but the same pasta-sheeter that Jennifer Behar retrofit for her flatbread dough, which she cut by hand and baked at home, matriculated along with the business."We moved two years ago.  It ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    Shear Genius at D&L Salon

    If Dee Adames - Miami's mohawked winner of  the second season of Sheer Genius - could describe herself as any animal, she'd choose a cat. "They're mysterious and slightly territorial," she laughs as muted episodes of the Bravo reality show in which she won plays on a flat screen inside her Sout ... More >>

  • News

    March 5, 2009

    If Looks Could Kill

    Back-alley plastic surgery sent Donnie Hendrix to jail. Finally, she talks.

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    Last Night: Anthony Bourdain at the Arsht Center

    This man loves Mac's Club Deuce. (Reason No. 293 why we love this man.) Better Than: Pounding cheap beers between a soul-crushing double on the saute station. The evidence, plainly, is undeniable: the best-selling books, the top-rated Travel Channel Show, the Top Chef judging gigs. Hell, even t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2008

    Top 10 Songs That Warned Us About the Recession

    Daft Punk tried to warn us. With the U.S. economy tanking, we can't help but to feel a little pessimistic about our future. We reverted to our inner 15-year-old, which happened to grow up in the go-go '90s of excess and wealth (a.k.a. the Clinton years), and decide to make a mixtape of the songs th ... More >>

  • Music

    January 3, 2008

    2007 Music Year in Review

    It's all in the stars.

  • News

    November 22, 2007

    Eat Shit and Die

    Exactly what do chickens and cows eat before we eat them?

  • Music

    April 26, 2007

    Criminal Minded

    Local hip-hopper Jediah has a debut album ready to drop, a penchant for feuds, major-league hype — and a lot of tattoos

  • Home Entertainment

    December 22, 2005
  • News

    October 20, 2005
  • News

    August 2, 2001

    Mo' Money, Mo' Trouble

    It ain't easy being a millionaire businessman and a notorious thug

  • News

    July 5, 2001

    Our Lady of the Projects

    Octavia Anderson and the last days of the James E. Scott Homes

  • Culture

    May 11, 2000

    Street Theater

    Praying with the Enemy

  • Film

    April 20, 2000

    Life Swapping

    Me Myself I

  • Calendar

    November 4, 1999

    Leafy Art Rooms

    Uragami Fine Arts

  • Film

    October 14, 1999
  • News

    December 17, 1998

    On the Sly

    John Cunningham, the man behind Driveways of the Rich and Famous, works his magic in Miami

  • Calendar

    November 26, 1998
  • Culture

    August 27, 1998
  • News

    May 7, 1998

    Chop a Trunk, Go to Jail

    Arnold Wiseman just wanted to make a tree sculpture. But in Coral Gables, that can lead to major problems.

  • Dining

    April 23, 1998
  • Calendar

    November 27, 1997
  • News

    April 3, 1997

    Everybody's a Critic

    In Miami Beach, experts are enlisted to commission artworks for public spaces. Too bad city officials refuse to listen to them.